Families And Kinship In Contemporary Europe: Rules and Practices of Relatedness by Riitta JallinojaFamilies And Kinship In Contemporary Europe: Rules and Practices of Relatedness by Riitta Jallinoja

Families And Kinship In Contemporary Europe: Rules and Practices of Relatedness

byRiitta JallinojaEditorE. Widmer

Hardcover | February 8, 2011

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Instead of seeing the family as a 'monolithic' entity, as though separate from its surroundings, this new approach draws attention to assemblages of various types that in different constellations and through different transactions relate people to each other as families and kin.
ELISABETH BECK-GERNSHEIM is Visiting Professor at NTNU/Trondheim, Norway LAURA BERNARDI is Professor of Demography and Sociology of Life Course, Director of the Laboratory for Life Course Studies and Deputy Director of the National Centre for Competence in Research 'LIVES' at Lausanne University, Switzerland ROBERTA BONINI is a Lecture...
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Title:Families And Kinship In Contemporary Europe: Rules and Practices of RelatednessFormat:HardcoverDimensions:278 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.94 inPublished:February 8, 2011Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0230284280

ISBN - 13:9780230284289

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PART I: OUTLINING RELATEDNESS Introduction; R.Jallinoja & E.D.Widmer Relationality and Socio-cultural Theories of Family Life; C.Smart PART II: ASSEMBLING FAMILIES Making Family at Wedding: Bilateral Kinship and Equality; F. Maillochon & A-M Castrén Christmas Celebration, an Annual Family Gathering; R.Hauri Family Photographs: Putting Families on Display; A.Gomila Obituaries as Family Assemblages; R.Jallinoja PART III: SETTING UP FAMILIES WITH SIGNIFICANT OTHERS Couple Formation as a Transition between Families; L.Bernardi & A.Oppo Social Networks and Family Formation; S.Keim Exclusivity and Inclusivity in Transnational Adoption; R.Högbacka PART IV: FAMILIES IN THE REMAKING Money and the Dynamics of Intimate Relationships; C.Ruiner, A.Hirseland & W.Schneider Making Families at an Old Age; D.Sýkorová Reassembling Families after Divorce; U.Zartler Families in a Globalized World; E.Beck-Gernsheim PART V: FAMILY RELATIONSHIPS AS SOCIAL CAPITAL Family Relations as Social Capital; G.Rossi, R.Bonini & S.Mazzucchelli The Fabric of Trust in Families: Inherited or Achieved?; I.De Carlo & E.D.Widmer Afterthoughts; R.Jallinoja & E.D.Widmer Bibliography Index